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Written by Corina Mihaela Paraschiv   
Sunday, 09 March 2008 19:22
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How is it to be a European-American visiting Africa? Will one have a large culture shock or would he blend in easily? Following my one-week stay in South Africa, I will comment on the adjustments a European-American may have to make in an African environment.


First and foremost, even though seen from North America, Africa and Europe are just two big continents, they are, in reality, an aggregation of many different cultures and customs. This is why it would be impossible to discuss an entire continent. The focus here will be on Eastern-European immigrants living in North America, visiting South Africa.


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